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scuba diving

[′skü·bə ‚dīv·iŋ]
(engineering)
Any of various diving techniques using self-contained underwater breathing apparatus.
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The area around the underwater part of the complex and the diving activities can be watched in real-time on screens hanging on the lobby walls.
Accompanying the watch is an Army Diver's Log Book, 4 black and white photos of diving activities, service guarantee from Rolex UK, dated January 25th, 2010 along with correspondence confirming the delivery of this watch to the British Ministry of Defense in 1975.
Each of these business units includes both offshore construction activities and diving activities for a particular region of the world.
Diving among seals, sea lions, garibaldis and the kelp forests of the Channel Islands, Catalina Island, Palos Verdes and Laguna Beach are why divers such as Jon-Michel Cousteau say they favor Southern California for their diving activities.
Triton Diving Services is an offshore commercial diving services provider focused on the Gulf of Mexico with a leading position in surface diving activities.
Fugro expects to engage most of its Asia Pacific subsea fleet over the duration of the contract, dependent on the activity, which includes saturation and air diving activities, deepwater installation of trees/subsea hardware and pipeline and platform inspection services.
The event will offer the possibility to handicapped people in Oman to participate in diving activities and to explore the beauty of the underwater world.
The move to deep-water mining is an important strategic move for Trans Hex, underlined by the fact that the traditionally harsh coastal winter weather has had virtually no impact on operations, whereas Trans Hex's shallow- water contractors have been limited in their winter diving activities, adversely affecting production.
Demand for diving activities was low in the first quarter, and we used this opportunity to bring several diving assets in for repair and maintenance.
Fugro, which will set up a project office in Miri and a support facility in Labuan, expects to involve most of its Asia Pacific subsea fleet over the period of the contract, based on the activity, which includes saturation and air diving activities, deepwater installation of trees/subsea hardware and pipeline and platform inspection services.
Global's dive support vessel "Sea Fox" was used to complete the project by supporting diving activities to install a subsea riser at Mobile Bay 113 and perform tie-in services of the 12-inch line to the riser, as well as perform the 12-inch tie-in to the platform structure at Viosca Knoll 251.